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Taxon: Canarium zeylanicum (Retz.) Blume

Genus: Canarium
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 8824
Place of publication: Mus. Bot. 1:218. 1850
Name verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Nov-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO).


Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka [endemic]


  • Burkill, H. M. 1985–2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1992. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). New Delhi. 3:188.
  • Hooker, J. D. 1872–1897. Flora of British India.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Leenhouts, P. W. 1959. Revision of the Burseraceae of the Malaysian area in a wider sense. Xa. Canarium Stickm. Blumea 9(2):373–375.
  • Trimen, H. 1974. A handbook to the flora of Ceylon.


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  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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